Do you ever wonder how pork compares to other meats for fat, calories and cholesterol? You may be surprised to learn that pork today compares favorably with many other meats and poultry. In fact, pork and chicken share more nutritional similarities than differences! Unfortunately, that comparison does not include bacon. One slice of bacon has more calories, at least three times more fat and fewer nutrients than a 3-ounce serving of other cuts of pork. However, many cuts of pork are as lean or leaner than chicken. Take the pork tenderloin for example. This lean cut is a good source of lean protein, as well as vitamin B-12, zinc and selenium.
To see how pork compares, check out these nutritional profiles of lean meats:
About Spragg’s Meat Shop
Spragg’s Meat Shop is a family owned and operated business located in Rosemary, Alberta. Greg and Bonnie Spragg raise hogs, process, and market their pork products direct to Albertan consumers. Spragg’s works hard to produce the best pork for Albertans, from the day the pigs are born, to the day the pork chops are cut, bacon is smoked and the roast is marinated. The Spragg family hopes that you get as much enjoyment eating their pork as they do getting it to your table.